Lentil Soup With Grilled Chicken(Or W/O Chicken)

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 40 mins

A hearty and wholesome soup esp with an artisan bread I found among some old recipes and slightly adapted it. I'm sorry I don't know the original source. It is low in fat and easy to prepare.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Marinate chicken breasts in buttermilk for at least 60 minutes for a moist flavourful chicken(optional) Prior to grilling chicken brush with oil flavoured with garlic.
  2. Wash lentils in cold water drain and pick out discoloured ones.
  3. Heat the oil and saute onion carrot, celery until tender. then add tomatoes, and garlic and saute a bit longer.
  4. Add lentils, stock, tomato paste and marjorum.
  5. Bring soup to a simmer for about 20 minutes.
  6. Skim off foam as lentils cook.
  7. As soup cooks, grill chicken tenders or skinless/boneless breasts.
  8. When ready, ladle soup into bowls, slice chicken and fan out on top of soup.
  9. Parmesan and balsamic are for guest to sprinkle on the soup to their taste and really do add to the flavour of this soup.